The Houthi rebels of Yemen This Friday they launched several Ballistic Missiles Against an Israeli city EelamIn the country's extreme south, in a new gesture of support for Palestinian terror groups Gaza Strip, Amid an increase in attacks against Israel and attacks against ships Red Sea.
A spokesman for the rebels, Yahya SariyaA message on the social networking site said military action against specific targets of the Israeli enemy” and that the missiles hit their targets “with high precision”.
The Houthis, Sariya warned, control most of the area Yemen territory Since 2015, they will continue to attack Israel by land and sea until the “occupation and blockade” against Gaza, where, according to the Hamas terror group, more than 27,000 people have died since the start of the war with the Jewish state. October 7 The year is 2023.
Attack of The Houthis This happens after a few hours Israeli army He announced in his statement Air defense system Arrow “Successfully Interrupted a Ground-to-ground missile It was approaching its border in the Red Sea region.
Backed by Yemeni rebels Iranian regime Since the outbreak of the conflict in Gaza they have intensified their attacks against Israel and its allies.
These measures, which have affected international maritime transport, have provoked a reaction America and the United Kingdom have repeatedly bombed Houthi military positions in Yemen.
The Houthis on Friday condemned a new wave of US and British airstrikes in the Arab country's northwest and vowed not to stop their protests until the war in Gaza ends and the blockade of the Palestinian territory is lifted.
In December, America And United Kingdom They started.Operation Prosperity Guardianto protect the trade route that passes through it against Yemeni rebels Red SeaAnd this has already resulted in several attacks against Houthi positions. Attack skillsAlthough so far they have not been able to minimize their actions.
Rebels control Yemeni capital angerand other parts of the north and west of the country have launched several attacks against ships with some sort of connection to Israel as a result of the military offensive against the Gaza Strip.
Although they have promised to guarantee the free navigation of the remaining ships, the situation has led various companies – including four of the five major companies dedicated to maritime transport in the world – to stop their operations through this sea route, which is important. International trade. Good faith.
He Our army On Thursday it said it shot down a drone off Yemen and later destroyed an explosives-laden drone intended to threaten ships in the Red Sea.
(With information from Europa Press, AFP and EFE)
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